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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: D.T. Potts
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jan 05, 2022 11:20 AM History
A city and trading port on the east coast of Africa, mentioned in the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea and other sources. Probably to be located in the vicinity of modern Dar es-Salaam in Tanzania. Its location has not been archaeologically verified.

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settlement, port

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 4 A7 Rhapta

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Dar es-Salaam TAN

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D.T. Potts, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Rhapta: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <> [accessed: 27 May 2022]

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